RTM

Fabrics/Preforms

JEC World 2019 briefs

JEC briefs on Bindatex, FILL, Solvay, Henkel, Web Industries, Cobra, PolyOne, GKN Fokker, Thomas Technik + Innovation and Hyosung Advanced Materials.
#adhesives #peek #airbus

Wind/Energy

JEC World 2019: Hexion

Hexion featured several new products at JEC World 2019 designed to meet stringent electric vehicle application requirements.
#sheetmoldingcompound #windblades #electricvehicles

Epoxies

SWM launches Naltex flow media for resin infusion

SWM International (Alpharetta, Ga., U.S.) announces the introduction of Naltex flow media for resin infusion processes.
#outofautoclave #windblades

RTM

JEC World 2019 preview: Netzsch

Netzsch (Selb, Germany, 6/R20) is featuring technology it developed in collaboration with Kistler (Winterhur, Switzerland) to create advanced technology for intelligent composites parts production.

Marine

JEC World 2019 preview: Hexcel

Hexcel (Stamford, Conn., U.S.) is featuring range of composite innovations for customer applications in aerospace, automotive, energy and marine markets.
#outofautoclave #weaving #autoclave

Glass Fibers

JEC World 2019 preview: Engel

At JEC World 2019, Engel Austria is presenting its technologies for organomelt processing, in-situ polymerization, HP-RTM and flow molding with SMC.
#sheetmoldingcompound #hprtm #audi

RTM

Reducing heat in EV motors via fiber-reinforced thermoset housing and stator

German researchers demonstrate fiber-reinforced phenolic motor housing and alumina-filled epoxy overmolded stator with integrated cooling circuits for reduced weight, increased power density and efficiency.
#electricvehicles

RTM

Carbon fiber will enable air taxi eVTOLs

Aircraft and autos have indeed faced CFRP production woes, but new tech opens door for both.
#electricvehicles #outofautoclave #cuttingtools

Poly/Vinyl Esters

Withstanding fire without the weight

New composites meet stringent fire requirements while lightweighting ships, rail cars and battery boxes for electric cars and planes.
#outofautoclave #polyacrylonitrile #precursor

RTM

North Coast signs composites supply agreement with top tier aerospace company

North Coast Composites, Tool & Mold has secured a $99 million 10-year long term agreement to supply a commercial aircraft program with composite parts.
#outofautoclave